The IV League: My Lifeline

As part of our October “Metastatic Monday” blog series, we will be publishing stories from our clients and their loved ones who are (or have been) faced with a metastatic breast cancer diagnosis. Metastatic Breast Cancer, also known as Stage IV, is cancer that has spread outside of the breast to other organs such as bones, liver,…

Brenda Baumann

3-D Mammography Increases Cancer Detection

Brenda Baumann, RN, MSN Director of The Breast Center at St. David’s Medical Center   What is breast tomosynthesis or 3-D Mammography? Breast tomosynthesis is the first and only FDA-approved 3-D digital technology that enables radiologists to see your breast in greater detail than traditional mammography. Breast tomosynthesis produces a 3-D image of your breast…

Why I Ride for Team BCRC: Texas Mamma Jamma Ride

On Saturday, September 27th, hundreds of riders will take to the roads of Austin in participation of the 6th Annual Texas Mamma Jamma Ride. The ride raises much needed funds for our agency and 9 other local agencies dedicated to helping Central Texans face breast cancer. This year the brave riders of Team BCRC have pledged to raise $5,000 before the big day…